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How do I find bezel cups made from recycled materials?

Using scrap metal sheet and scrap wire are both great ways to create bezels from your own 'recycled' materials.Bottle caps can be used as bezel cups....

Can Bond-a-Stud dots be cut smaller?

Yes, they can be cut smaller if necessary; use a pair of sharp scissors for clean edges.Materials

What findings do I need to make earrings with half-drilled beads?

When making a pair of earrings or a pendant using , you need a finding that has a . The cup holds or cradles the half-drilled bead; the peg is used...

How do I use Snap-Tites and what sizes of stone fit in them?

To set a faceted gem in a Snap-Tite setting, place a gem face down on a non-abrasive surface, push the mounting down over the gem and listen for the...

How does a Wrap-Tite® setting work?

Please refer to ''How to Use Wrap-Tite® Settings'' instructions for an illustrative step-by-step guide to setting your stone or...

Which bail do I buy to attach to a sterling silver bezel cup and how do I go about this? I want to make pendants. Kind regards,

When using sterling silver there is the option of soldering on a sterling silver jumpring or bail to create a pendant. If you do not want to solder a...

Is it better to put a smaller stone in a larger setting, or a larger stone in a smaller setting?

The cabochons available at Fire Mountain Gems and Beads are calibrated for easy setting. However, if you already have a stone, the better option is...

What is the best glue to use for brooches and cab settings?

It depends on the setting and type of cabochon and you might need to test more than one glue. See the ''Glues and Adhesives Chart'' as well as the...

How do I use Sure-Set™ settings, and what sizes of stones fit in them?

View the ''Gemstone Setting'' tutorial on how to set stones in Sure-Set™ and Snap-Tite® settings.Sure-Set™ settings are pre-notched and sized to fit...

Can you use bezel cups inside cab settings? If yes, which ones?

Yes you can! When selecting the cabochon setting, choose one that has an opening that is equal to the diameter of the bezel cup so they can be...

What are your items that will hold Faceted Gems and Cabochons? Is it best to use glue? If so, what kind? What about the sticky discs?

Faceted gems and cabochons work best with . When bonding larger cabochons in place, is recommended. We offer two formulas, one that is quick drying...

What size settings do you use with what size cabochons?

With calibrated cabochons, you can use a calibrated cabochon setting of the same size. The regular stock cabochons you buy from Fire Mountain Gems...

I would like to make some crystal and cubic zirconia earrings. I can't find the ones with holes or any examples.

Cubic zirconia beads and drops are available in a wide variety of colors and can be used just like any other beads and drops.There are also earring...

What tools should I use to stretch the Sterling silver bezel for a cabochon that has fallen out of it's setting? Which tool do I use to get the bezel down around the stone again?

You may not need to stretch the bezel. It is most likely that some stretching has already occurred and is what led to the stone falling out. The...

I have two questions:1) How do you glue a cabochon into a setting that doesn't have a back? If I glue around the edge, I still have problems with it being too easy for the cabochon to come off.2) Besides the metal settings that are sold, are there...

Glue-in cabochon settings have enough gluing surface area for the cabochons to fit. Make sure to use the proper glue for the job. Pascofix® adhesive...

I need spacers to use between chain lengths that I can set stones in that have no holes; something like the Snap-Tite® settings. The only ones I've seen so far are pendant, earring and bracelet settings. Please let me know if you carry something...

work perfectly as links and enclose a set stone. The double link oval shapes can be used as links in your chain projects and come in both gold and...

I made a very simple necklace using the rivoli's set in the cups with loops on both ends; I then added them to a chain and they are about 2.5 inches apart. The problem is they won't stay face up. any suggestions?

Whenever you use a single strand of chain with embellishments, both the chain and embellishment will have movement and you can have problems with the...

I am making drops, links, etc.. Some of your filigree drops say cabochons. Can I use a crystal or rhinestones in these settings? Like a 4mm stone with pointed back instead of flat. I have bought several styles in these and have lots of crystals and...

You can glue crystals, rhinestones and gemstones into any open-back cabochon setting as long as the size of the stone is correctly matched up with...

What type of earring settings can I use for an undrilled pearl? I have a pair of perfectly matched pearls and I hate the setting they are in. I just want to reset them so I can wear them. They are approximately 4mm.

You can reset your pearls in a 4mm Bezelite earring setting. Place the pearl through the back of the setting and adjust the prongs with chain-nose...

I'm trying to make an ankle bracelet and I want to use some faceted round gemstones, like a 4mm London blue topaz and a heart shaped 4x4mm ruby. How do I go about setting these and other stones so I can hang them from the bracelet?

To hang these gems from an anklet, a Snap-Tite™ pendant setting is your best option. There is a and a , both would fit the stones you mentioned...

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